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How long does it take METFORMIN to help me lose weight?

Posted 15 Dec 2011 by doirinne 27 answers

I have been diagnosed with insulin resistance Nov 2011. Taking METFORMIN, HCL ER 2000mg (since 11/4/11 worked my way up to full dose). Been on full dose for 2.5 weeks now. No weight loss. I am keeping total daily carbs under 45grams per day. Total calories < 1400. PROTEIN = 60-80GRAMS PER DAY. ...

Humalog vs Novolog (Novalog): What's the difference?

Posted 14 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

Humalog and Novolog (Novalog) are both insulins used in the treatment of diabetes. But what are the differences and similarities between them?

Levemir vs Lantus: What's the Difference?

Posted 22 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

Levemir and Lantus are both types of insulin. But which one works for longer and which one has fewer side effects?

Insulin - How many "units" are in a 3ml vial?

Posted 25 Apr 2013 by coastalcajun 1 answer

Humulin N was prescribed for my cat at 2.5 units twice a day.

Can cephalexin raise my blood sugar?

Posted 15 Jun 2015 by martyd1953 3 answers

I have been on the medication for 5 days and my sugar has been high, 250 to 300 and I take insulin.

I take Novolog flexpen and my husband takes Novolin R. Can you tell me what the differences are?

Posted 18 days ago by Reid Family 0 answers

I just wondered because I sometimes run out and have been tempted to try his insulin until I can get to the pharmacy.

I was prescribed Ceruroxime Axetil and now I am dehydrated is this normal?

Posted 30 Dec 2017 by iloveitaly56 0 answers

I am Insulin Dependant Diabetic and have Heart Failure. I lost 5 lbs in 5 days since I started taking this anitbiotic is this normal

I'm new to this, questions?

Posted 6 Dec 2017 by Jspokas 1 answer

Just diagnosed with PCOS and insulin resistance. Also dealing with pain over my liver area, and tachycardia when simply going up the stairs. It seems like all of these ailments came on in about the span of a few months time and now I'm extremely upset and frustrated!!! Before this I was in ...

I am using Humalog in my insulin pump now?

Posted 1 Dec 2017 by rfff 0 answers

I still have a partial bottle of Novolog, can I take a shot of Novolog when I am high on BG?

Why doesn't my NovoLog Aspart Insulin bring my blood sugar level down at times?

Posted 20 Nov 2017 by Cathybob04 0 answers

I've had a few occasions where I wake up and my blood sugar reading is over 200. I injected eight units of NovoLog Aspart Insulin and checked my blood an hour later and the level went from 210 to 180? The instructions on this insulin says it works within 15 minutes but in these instances my ...

How much to increase insulin glargine (Lantus) for taking 20mg HCTZ?

Posted 13 Nov 2017 by cebtoo 0 answers

I am 74 YO type II diabetic for 23 years. 35u of Lantus works perfectly for me when I am off HCTZ for over 48 hours, fasting glucose is typically <100. I take HCTZ sparingly to help control HTN, 20mg three times per week. Fasting blood glucose rises 30 to 40 points on the second day after taking ...

How should Novolin R be shipped if mail order?

Posted 27 Oct 2017 by Thomas Hall 1 answer

I get Novolin R from the VA and they keep sending it via the US mail service in a mail pouch and takes 3 or 4 days to arrive at my mail box. Is the insulin safe to use after being exposed to high heat? I do not understand why they mail it, in my mind they are stupid for not sending it in a a ...

Insulin - type 2, I take 12 units novolog in a.m. Blood sugar level at 135- 160. I eat cereal for...

Posted 30 Sep 2017 by john wade 1 answer

... breakfast. At lunch time my bood sugar is at 200-210. I take 10 units. then at dinner time my level is at about 160. I take another 10 units. Then at bed time 40 units of Lantus. My schedule of eating is at 7a.m--- 11:30-12: and then dinner 5:00 t0 6:00 p.m. with the Novolog it takes at least 4 ...

How quickly should I accelerate my daily dosage after a week on the medication?

Posted 22 Oct 2017 by davidnbernstein 0 answers

I started Tresiba a week ago and I am currently taking 12 units daily. Still getting glucose readings above 300..For type ones: what generally is the daily range of insulin needed? I will check with my doctor to see if we can get accelerate the introductory process a bit… Perhaps I should ...

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